2018 BOXING fight – Gary Russell Jr vs Joseph Diaz – full fight Video WBC

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-05-19, great performance by both boxers: Gary Russell Jr vs Jo Jo Diaz gets three stars.

The former Olympian and Wbc Fw champion Gary Russell Jr entered this fight with a professional record of 28-1-0 (17 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.3 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Leo Santa Cruz). Russell suffered his only loss when he faced Vasyl Lomachenko in 2014 (via majority decision, Lomachenko vs Russell), after this fight he has won four consecutive bouts beating Patrick Hyland (Russell vs Hyland) and Oscar Escandon in his last two (Gary Russell Jr vs Oscar Escandon).
His opponent, the undefeated former Olympian Joseph Diaz, has a perfect boxing record of 26-0-0 (14 knockouts) and he entered as the No.8 in the same weight class. Between 2017 and 2018 ‘Jo Jo’ has won over Manuel Avila (Diaz vs Avila), Rafael Rivera (Joseph Diaz vs Rafael Rivera) and Victor Terrazas (Joseph Diaz vs Victor Terrazas). Russell vs Diaz is valid for the WBC World featherweight title (held by Russell). Watch the video and rate this fight!

 

 

Date: 2018-05-19

Where: MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Maryland, USA

Division: featherweight (126 lbs, 57.2 kg)

Title: WBC World featherweight title

Result: Click here to show the fight’s result
Gary Russell Jr def. Joseph Diaz (unanimous decision, 115-113, 117-111, 117-111)

 

Russell’s previous fight: Gary Russell Jr vs Oscar Escandon

Diaz’s previous fight: Joseph Diaz vs Victor Terrazas

Diaz’s next fight: Joseph Diaz vs Jesus M Rojas

 




 

Russell vs Diaz full fight video:

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amateur cam – we hope to find a better video

Official highlights